Cas (aella_irene) wrote in little_details,
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Marriage with Deceased Husband's Brother

Setting: Alternate Universe, 1692

Am I correct in thinking that marriage with deceased husband's brother, (when there were children of the previous marriage) is traditionally prohibited in all three Abrahamic religions? I have a situation where a man, regent for his nephew, has married his sister-in-law in order to gain more power- and with the intent of eventually killing off his nephew. The last part isn't common knowledge, but am I right in thinking that the marriage itself would be repulsive to Jews, Muslims, and Christians?
Tags: 1600-1699, ~marriage, ~religion: christianity (misc), ~religion: islam, ~religion: judaism
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